Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Modena-Nonantola

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Archdiocese of Modena-Nonantola
Archidioecesis Mutinensis-Nonantulana
Diomo di Modena.JPG
Modena Cathedral
Location
Country Italy
Ecclesiastical province Modena-Nonantola
Statistics
Area 2,089 km2 (807 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
462,000
455,000 (98.5%)
Parishes 246
Information
Denomination Catholic Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 3rd century
Cathedral Basilica Cattedrale di S. Maria Assunta
Co-cathedral Basilica Abbaziale di San Silvestro I Papa
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Archbishop Antonio Lanfranchi
Emeritus Bishops Benito Cocchi
Website
www.webdiocesi.chiesacattolica.it
Abbey of Nonantola, the co-cathedral

The Archdiocese of Modena-Nonantola (Latin: Archidioecesis Mutinensis-Nonantulana) is a Roman Catholic ecclesiastical territory in Italy. It existed as the Diocese of Modena in central Italy from the 3rd century CE. In 1820 it incorporated the territory of Nonantola Abbey; it became an archdiocese in 1855 and took its current name in 1986.[1]

Its suffragans are the Diocese of Carpi, Diocese of Fidenza, Diocese of Parma, Diocese of Piacenza-Bobbio, and Diocese of Reggio Emilia-Guastalla.

The Roman Catholic Metropolitan Archdiocese of Modena-Nonantola (according to the Annuario Pontificale, or Pontifical Yearbook, of 2004) had a total population of 462,000, and a Catholic population of 455,000 (98.5% Catholic). There were 260 total priests (184 diocesan and 76 religious, with 1,750 Catholics per priest), there were 42 permanent deacons, 85 male religious, and 538 female religious. There were 246 parishes. The archdiocese is 2,089 square miles (5,410 km2) in area.

List of bishops[edit]

  • Cleto † (circa 270)
  • Dionisio † (325)
  • Antonino † (?)
  • Geminianus † (341 - January 349 died)
  • Teodoro † (349)
  • Geminiano † (390)
  • Teodulo † (circa 398)
  • San Geminiano † (420)
  • Gregorio † (482)
  • Bassiano (Basso, Cassiano) † (501)
  • Pietro † (679)
  • Martino † (circa 693)
  • Giovanni † (744)
  • Lupicino † (749)
  • Geminiano † (September 18, 752 - ?)
  • Gisio † (circa 796)
  • Diodato (Deusdedit) † (818 - 840? died)
  • Giona † (841)
  • Ernido † (861)
  • Walperto † (865)
  • Leodoino † (871)
  • Giovanni † (898)
  • Gamenolfo † (898 - 902)
  • Gotifredo † (902 - ?)
  • Ardingo † (? - 943 deceduto)
  • Guido † (944 - ?)
  • Ildebrando † (969 - 993)
  • Giovanni † (993)
  • Varino † (1003 - ?)
  • Ingone † (1023)
  • Uberto (Guiberto, Viberto) † (1038 - ?)
  • Eriberto (Umberto, Erberto, Ariberto) † (1054 - 1085 deposed)
  • Benedetto † (1085 - 1097 died)
  • Egidio † (1097)
  • Dodone † (1100 - 1136 died)
  • Ribaldo † (1136 - ?)
  • Enrico † (1157 - 1173 died)
  • Ugo † (1174–1179)
  • Ardizio † (1179 - December 3, 1194 died)
  • Egidio Garzoni † (1194 - 1207 nominated Archbishop of Ravenna)
  • Martino † (1207 - September 1221 died)
  • Guglielmo di Savoia † (May 1222 - September 21, 1233 dismissed)
  • Alberto Boschetti † (April 3, 1234 - February 29, 1264 died)
  • Matteo de' Pii † (1264 - November 7, 1276 died)
  • Ardizio Conti † (1280 - 1287 died)
  • Filippo Boschetti, O.F.M. † (1287 - 1290 died)
  • Jacopo † (1290 - May 26, 1311 died)
  • Bonadamo Boschetti † (June 3, 1311 - January 24, 1313 died)
  • Bonincontro da Floriano † (February 4, 1313 - January 19, 1318 died)
  • Guido I de Baisio † (March 1, 1318 - ?)
    • Rolando (Orlando) † (1329 - 1330 deposed) (schimatic)
  • Bonifazio † (1337 - November 7, 1340 named Bishop of Como)
  • Alemanno Donati, O.F.M. † (1340 - 1352 died)
  • Beato Aldobrandino d'Este † (1352 - 1377 named Bishop of Ferrara)
  • Guido II de Baisio † (1380 - 1382 named Bishop of Ferrara)
  • Dionisio Restani, O.S.A. † (1383 - 1400 died)
  • Pietro Boiardo † (1400 - 1401 named Archbishop of Ferrara)
  • Nicolò Boiardo † (1401 - 1414 died)
  • Carlo Boiardo † (1414 - 1436 dismissed)
  • Scipione Manenti † (October 17, 1436 - 1444 died)
  • Jacopo Antonio della Torre † (October 19, 1444 - 1463 named Bishop of Parma)
  • Delfino della Pergola † (September 24, 1463 - 1465 died)
  • Nicolò Sandonnini † (June 7, 1465 - September 15, 1479 named Bishop of Lucca)
  • Gian Andrea Bocciazzi † (November 15, 1479 - 1495 died)
  • Giambattista Ferrari † (September 11, 1495 - July 27, 1502 died)
  • Francesco Ferrari † (July 20, 1502 - 1507 died)
  • Ercole Rangoni † (1509 - August 25, 1527 died)
  • Pirro Gonzaga † (1527 - 1529 died)
  • Giovanni Gerolamo Morone † (April 7, 1529 - 1550 dismissed)
  • Egidio Foscherani, O.P. † (1550 - 1564 died)
  • Giovanni Gerolamo Morone † (December 23, 1564 - 1571 dismissed) (for the second time)
  • Sisto, O.P. † (1571–1590)
  • Giulio Canani † (1591 - November 27, 1592 died)
  • Gaspare Silingardi † (February 19, 1593 - July 13, 1607 died)
  • Lazaro Pellizzari, O.P. † (October 1, 1607 - 1610 died)
  • Pellegrino Bertacchi † (March 22, 1610 - August 22, 1627 died)
  • Alessandro Rangoni † (April 4, 1628 - April 1640 died)
  • Opizzone d'Este † (November 19, 1640 - 1645 died)
  • Roberto Fontana † (August 12, 1646 - August 16, 1654 died)
  • Ettore Molza † (August 11, 1655 - May 11, 1679 died)
  • Carlo Molza † (November 27, 1679 - December 1690 died)
  • Ludovico Masdoni † (November 12, 1691 - June 1716 died)
  • Stefano Fogliani † (April 12, 1717 - June 26, 1742 died)
  • Ettore Molza, Sch.P. † (May 20, 1743 - January 1, 1745 died)
  • Giuliano Sabbatini † (March 8, 1745 - June 3, 1757 died)
  • Giuseppe Maria Fogliano † (December 19, 1757 - September 18, 1783 died)
  • Tiburzio Cortese † (April 2, 1786 - December 30, 1823 died)
  • Giuseppe Emilio Sommariva † (July 12, 1824 - March 7, 1829 died)
  • Adeodato Caleffi, O.S.B. † (July 5, 1830 - August 5, 1837 died)
  • Luigi Reggianini † (February 12, 1838 - February 9, 1847 died)
  • Luigi Ferrari † (July 3, 1848 - April 19, 1851 died)
  • Francesco Emilio Cugini † (March 18, 1852 - 1872 died)
  • Giuseppe Maria delli Guidelli † (May 6, 1872 - 1889 died)
  • Carlo Maria Borgognini † (1889 - 1900 died)
  • Natale Bruni † (December 17, 1900 - April 14, 1926 died)
  • Giuseppe Antonio Ferdinando Bussolari, O.F.M.Cap. † (May 7, 1926 - 1939 died)
  • Cesare Boccoleri † (March 28, 1940 - October 31, 1956 died)
  • Giuseppe Amici † (December 23, 1956 - 1976 retired)
  • Bruno Foresti (April 2, 1976 - April 7, 1983 named Archbishop of Brescia)
  • Santo Bartolomeo Quadri † (May 31, 1983 - April 12, 1996 retired)
  • Benito Cocchi (April 12, 1996 - January 27, 2010 retired)
  • Antonio Lanfranchi (since January 27, 2010)

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